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Bug 3492 - non-robust cdrom
Summary: non-robust cdrom
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-06-16 04:55 UTC by spurius
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-07 16:45:49 UTC

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Description spurius 1999-06-16 04:55:30 UTC
The installer appears to be only capable of installing from
/dev/hdc.  My /dev/hdc is a first generation dvdrom; it
doesn't read cds.  My /dev/hdd is a cdrom, and reads much
faster to boot.  Historically, on my system, to install
redhat linux I've had to unplug my dvdrom to install, which
is really a pain.  Users should get a choice of what device
to use, or at least be able to specify some option to the

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-06-16 18:40:59 UTC
This issue has been forwarded to the install developer for further

Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-07-07 16:45:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2122 ***

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